
Definition of Calculate
1. Verb. Make a mathematical calculation or computation.
Category relationships: Math, Mathematics, Maths
Generic synonyms: Reason
Specialized synonyms: Quantise, Quantize, Extract, Process, Prorate, Miscalculate, Misestimate, Recalculate, Average, Average Out, Factor, Factor In, Factor Out, Add, Add Together, Deduct, Subtract, Take Off, Multiply, Divide, Fraction, Extrapolate, Interpolate, Differentiate, Integrate, Survey, Approximate, Estimate, Gauge, Guess, Judge, Budget, Capitalise, Capitalize, Resolve, Solve
Related verbs: Work Out
Derivative terms: Calculable, Calculation, Calculation, Calculator, Calculator, Calculus, Cipher, Computation, Computation, Computer, Computer, Cypher, Figure, Figure, Figurer, Figuring, Reckoner, Reckoning
Also: Figure Out, Reckon
2. Verb. Judge to be probable.
Generic synonyms: Evaluate, Judge, Pass Judgment
Specialized synonyms: Allow, Take Into Account
Derivative terms: Calculable, Calculation, Estimator, Forecast, Forecaster
3. Verb. Keep an account of.
Specialized synonyms: Credit, Balance, Overbalance, Debit, Compound, Bill, Charge
Derivative terms: Account, Accountant, Accounting, Accounting, Accounting, Accounting, Calculation, Calculation
4. Verb. Predict in advance.
Generic synonyms: Anticipate, Call, Forebode, Foretell, Predict, Prognosticate, Promise
Derivative terms: Calculable, Calculation, Calculation, Calculative, Forecast, Forecaster, Forecasting
5. Verb. Specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public.
6. Verb. Have faith or confidence in. "Depend on your family in times of crisis"
Generic synonyms: Bank, Rely, Swear, Trust
Derivative terms: Dependency
Definition of Calculate
1. v. i. To ascertain or determine by mathematical processes, usually by the ordinary rules of arithmetic; to reckon up; to estimate; to compute.
2. v. i. To make a calculation; to forecast consequences; to estimate; to compute.
Definition of Calculate
1. Verb. (transitive mathematics) To determine the value of something or the solution to something by a mathematical process. ¹
2. Verb. (intransitive mathematics) To determine values or solutions by a mathematical process. ¹
3. Verb. (intransitive) To plan something, especially something morally wrong. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Calculate
1. [v LATED, LATING, LATES]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Calculate
Literary usage of Calculate
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"... activity is shown in Table I. By means of this table one may calculate the
approximate carbon dioxide and heat output of a man during twentyfour hours. ..."
2. Memoirs of the Duke of Sully: Prime Minister to Henry the Great by Maximilien de Béthune Sully, Walter Scott (1890)
"... calculate his nativity—The affair of the leles concluded with the Grand Duke
of Tuscany—The Count of Bethune named Ambassador to Rome through ..."